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Texas Tech University

Department of Psychological Sciences

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of Psychological Sciences is located in Lubbock, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) General experimental psychology
Master of Arts (MA) General experimental psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
100 credit hours of organized courses, research credits, and practica

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

278
Applied
42
Accepted
28
Enrolled
15%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Essays, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Essays, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

136
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 2.94%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.74%
Asian 7.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.74%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 2
Male (17)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health psychology, addictive behaviors, depression and suicide risk, sexuality/sexual risk behaviors/HIV, neuroscience/neuroimaging, forensic and correctional psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
647,634

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 42051
Lubbock, TX  79409-2051
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Morgan
Professor and Chair
Email: robert.morgan@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-7117
Fax: 806-742-0818